Creamy Broccoli Almond Soup Recipe
This delectable soup recipe from AddM3 is a nutritious and flavorful way to enjoy broccoli, which is rich in immune-boosting vitamin C. The creamy texture of the soup is achieved through the use of almonds instead of heavy cream.
Why You Will Love This Recipe
- Nutritious: packed full of fiber and vitamins
- Delicious: creamy and flavorful
- Versatile: customize with your choice of veggies
- 1 cup raw almonds, soaked for at least 2 hours
- 1 chopped onion
- 4 cloves minced garlic
- 6 cups vegetable broth or water
-4 cups chopped broccoli florets
-1 medium peeled Yukon gold potato
-1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
-Salt & black pepper to taste
How To Make This Recipe:
- Drain soaked almonds and blend them with onion, garlic, and two cups of water until smooth.
- In a large pot stir together almond mixture, vegetable broth (or water), broccoli florets, potato cubes.
- Cover pot tightly with lid; bring mixture to simmer over medium heat.
- Cook until potatoes are tender when pierced but not falling apart (~15 minutes).
5.Use an immersion blender or work in batches to puree soup until smooth silky texture.
6.Add lemon juice ,salt ,black pepper seasoning. Stir well.
Cooking Time And Temperature Guidelines:
Cook on medium heat for approximately 15 minutes.
-To create a more complex flavor profile try adding nutritional yeast during step two base cooking process.
-Toppings such as diced avocado make perfect addition.
Seasoning Options :
-Cumin powder ,
-Smoked paprika, etc.
Thoroughly wash vegetables before chopping them.
Recommended Tools To Make This Recipe:
- Blender/immersion blender
-Large soup pot
This Healthy and Creamy Broccoli Almond Soup recipe is not only delicious but also easy to make, and packed with healthy nutrients. The use of almonds instead of heavy cream makes it vegan-friendly while still providing a rich and creamy texture that everyone can enjoy!
Can I use a different type of nut instead of almonds?
Yes, you can use other nuts such as cashews or walnuts to make this soup recipe. Just be aware that it may alter the flavor slightly.
Can I freeze this soup for later consumption?
Yes, you can freeze this broccoli almond soup in an airtight container for up to 3 months. When reheating, thaw the soup overnight in the fridge and then heat it gently on the stove over low heat, stirring occasionally.
Can I add other vegetables to this recipe?
Absolutely! This recipe is quite versatile so feel free to add any other veggies like carrots or cauliflower that you would like along with the broccoli. You could also consider adding some spices like cumin or coriander powder for a slight twist in flavors.